Brief Therapy for Addictions Series

Brief Therapy for Addictions Series
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7 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Couples Therapy for Addictions - A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach with Barbara S. McCrady
Dr. McCrady reminds us that alcohol and drug problems always exist in a context that includes families and relationships, and that couples therapy is an important model for working with…
Episode 2 Harm Reduction Therapy for Addictions - With G. Alan Marlatt
Harm Reduction Therapy is an innovative approach that focuses on reducing the harmful consequences of drug use. The therapist accepts the client on his or her own terms and tries…
Episode 3 Integrating Therapy with 12-Step Programs - With Joan Ellen Zweben
Psychotherapy and 12-step groups have complimentary roles in a client's process of recovery from addiction, so illustrates expert on addictions Dr. Zweben as she focuses on the role of such…
Episode 4 Motivational Interviewing - With William R. Miller
William R. Miller is the founder of Motivational Interviewing, an approach originally developed for use in the addictions field, but now widely used in counseling, healthcare, criminal justice, education, and…
Episode 5 Reality Therapy for Addictions - With Robert Wubbolding
Reality Therapy, first developed by psychiatrist William Glasser, is a practical and systematic approach which helps clients evaluate the effectiveness of current behaviors and focus on practical plans of action…
Episode 6 Stages of Change for Addictions - With John C. Norcross
Years of research by Dr. Norcross and his colleagues have helped to identify the stages people go through in addressing and confronting addictions. In a psychotherapy based on this model,…
Episode 7 Cognitive Therapy for Addictions - With Bruce S. Liese
Watch Dr. Liese demonstrate his cognitive therapy approach for addictions as he collaborates with the client to identify and change the thought patterns and maladaptive beliefs that relate to addictive…

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